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MACROpocalypse

Presented By Maryland Area Combat Robotics Organization

Severn, MD, US

August 13, 2022

Event Information

Organizer: Maryland Area Combat Robotics Organization
Location: 512 Shaw Ct
Severn, MD 21144
US

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Starts: Aug 13, 2022
Ends: Aug 13, 2022
Website: https://www.macrobot.us

Registration

Starts: Jul 9, 2022 00:07 UTC
Ends: Aug 12, 2022 00:08 UTC

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Capacity
Currently
Registered
Entry
Fee
Pit Crew
Allowed
Combat 1 lb - Antweight 8 None 30.00 USD Unlimited
Combat Plastic Ant 24 None 15.00 USD Unlimited

Event Description

Special thank you to our sponsors at Unallocated Space, Ender Extender, SENDCUTSEND, Fingertech, Printed Solid and MatterHackers.

We would like to recognize Chesapeake Arts Center and 5 Star Roofing.

 

Event organizer email: eo@macrobot.us

 

Please look at the bottom for updates.

 

 Antweight (1 pound) 3d printed plastic robots.

First Prize - Ender 3 pro

Second Prize - $25 FingerTech gift card

Third Prize - $15 FingerTech gift card

 

And for the first time, FULL COMBAT ANTWEIGHT (1 pound) robots

First Prize - $50 FingerTech gift card

Second Prize - $25 FingerTech gift card

Thrid Prize - $15 FingerTech gift card

 

Event schedule: (Please note that our normal times have changed.)

  • 10:00 am Competitor Setup
  • 11:00 am Event check in opens
  • 11:45 am Event Check in closes
  • 11:45 am Drivers meeting
  • 12:00 pm (noon) Combat starts
  • 9:00 pm Event ends

Check in procedure:

  1. Fill out the bot check in form This can be completed at anytime after your arrival.
  2. Take you bot, and the bot check in form to the check in station.
  3. At the check in station, the bot will be weighed, and a failsafe check performed. The bot check in form will filled out.  Bot entry fee and bot check in forms will be collected by a staff member of MACRO.

Please see MACRO Robot Construction Specifications for construction specifications.

Address: Unallocated Space, 512 Shaw Ct #105, Severn, MD

  1. The least dangerous robot goes in the box first. The most dangerous in the box last.
  2. The most dangerous bot comes out first, if at all possible. Then the least dangerous bot.
  3. If a battery becomes exposed, the match is over. This is a safety thing.
  4. In the pits, keep you bots turned off, weapons safeties on and the wheels off the ground. Once more, a safety thing.
  5. We will have someone call next match, and on deck match. We will also try to post the current brackets and next fight within the Discord event channel. We have 20 minutes between matches for any one bot, so towards the end, we will likely be having grudge matches to fill time.
  6. No late hits. If the other bot is disabled, ask before you hit them again. Basically be polite.
  7. Have fun, play safe.
  • The pits will be outdoors. As such, please bring tables, chairs, sun canopies, sun screen, etc.  Each teams pit will be located at least one car parking space from all others (8 feet)
  • If you want power at your pit space, please bring an extension cord.
  • The entry fee is to be paid in cash.

Unall{0}cated Space, the venue, will have cold water, and Gatorade available for the suggested donation of $1 per bottle. Any donation to help the venue is greatly appreciated, and will make holding events there easier in the future.

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